Boutique Horse Farm
Jefferson, Schoharie County, New York
Be a part of Jefferson's history with this country farmhouse dating back to the late 1800's. The house is set on 15.3 beautiful acres that offer the perfect combination of wooded and open land, Impressive south facing mountain views, impeccable landscaping, horse barn, pastures, rock walls, and trails throughout the property. Located on a town maintained road with over 1200 feet of road frontage, the house is within walking distance to the quaint village of Jefferson.
The current family, one of only 3 original owners, have lovingly restored the house, making sure to preserve many of its original features. The original footprint of the house is still in place and the history is evident with unique details such as wood floors, hand hewn beams, door knobs, wainscoting, wood walls in upstairs hallway, and even the remnants of old bedroom fireplaces. The spacious light-filled kitchen boasts exposed beams, copper sink, hickory cabinets, and upgraded counter tops, lighting, and windows. A full bath is located off of the kitchen. A cozy living room with custom built bookshelves includes a wood stove as a focal point. Another large room on the first floor has the opportunity to be an office space, fifth bedroom, or designated formal dining room. Upstairs you will be pleasantly surprised with the size of the bedrooms. The random width maple and pine flooring (which were all hand sanded!) immediately catch your eye and add a ton of character to the house. One of the bedrooms includes vintage wood crate flooring, wood paneled ceiling, and a large built in closet. A large oak wardrobe crafted in Germany provides closet space in the 4th bedroom. The bathroom was recently renovated and has true country charm. An enclosed staircase brings you to the attic which is perfect for storage. A large mud room with rustic rough cut wood walls and laundry room each provide an entrance to the back and side of the house. An outdoor wood furnace efficiently heats the house or take advantage of the oil heating for convenience. The wrap around porch was made for rocking chairs! The stone patio at the back of the house offers privacy and the chance to truly appreciate the impressive landscaping, which includes a wide variety of perennials, ornamental trees, and fruit trees (including pear and apple). Harvest sap from your very own maple sugar bush located on the property. Bring the Horses! A newer metal 36x36 ft. barn with custom built doors on both sides includes 2 12x12 rubber matted stalls, a third unfinished stall, equipment bay with separate door, a 12 foot wide rubber matted aisle, and a large 13 foot high hay loft. Horse Guard electric tape fencing encompasses 4 separate lush pastures and 2 12x32 storage/run in sheds with metal roofs and rubber matting. There is even a regulation size dressage ring. Cross country jumps and trails throughout the property. There is a bonus 14x60 insulated trailer discreetly set back on the property. It would make a great shop or artist's studio, with the potential to be converted into guest quarters. Perfect opportunity to start your agritourism venture! Additional 126.4 acres available for sale across the street.
, Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties